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gaunt

 (gônt)
adj. gaunt·er, gaunt·est
1. Thin or emaciated: "Her smile took up ever more of her increasingly gaunt face" (Lindsey Crittenden). See Synonyms at lean2.
2. Bleak or desolate: "She walked along fast ... scared of ... the few shadowy people and the old gaunt houses with their wide inky doorways" (John Dos Passos).

[Middle English, perhaps from Old French gant, possibly of Scandinavian origin.]

gaunt′ly adv.
gaunt′ness n.

gaunt

(ɡɔːnt)
adj
1. bony and emaciated in appearance
2. (of places) bleak or desolate
[C15: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian dialect gand tall lean person]
ˈgauntly adv
ˈgauntness n

gaunt

(gɔnt)

adj. -er, -est.
1. extremely thin and bony; haggard and drawn, as from hunger or weariness.
2. bleak, desolate, or grim: the gaunt landscape of the tundra.
[1400–50; late Middle English, probably < Old French gaunet, jaunet yellowish, derivative of gaune, jaune yellow < Latin galbinus greenish yellow]
gaunt′ly, adv.
gaunt′ness, n.

Gaunt

(gɔnt, gɑnt)

n.
John of, John of Gaunt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gaunt - very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

gaunt

adjective
1. thin, lean, skinny, skeletal, wasted, drawn, spare, pinched, angular, bony, lanky, haggard, emaciated, scrawny, skin and bone, scraggy, cadaverous, rawboned Looking gaunt and tired, he denied there was anything to worry about.
thin fat, lush, plump, stout, chubby, obese, well-fed, corpulent
2. bleak, bare, harsh, forbidding, grim, stark, dismal, dreary, desolate, forlorn a large, gaunt, grey house
bleak inviting, luxurious, lush

gaunt

adjective
1. Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
2. Pale and exhausted, as because of worry or sleeplessness:
3. Physically haggard:
Translations
نَحيل، هَزيل
vyzáblý
mager
magur, tálgaîur
liesasliesumassudžiūvęs
izdēdējisizdilisvājš

gaunt

[gɔːnt] ADJ
1. [face] (= drawn) → chupado; (= unhealthy) → demacrado; [person] → flaco y adusto
2. (fig) (= grim) [building] → sobrio, adusto

gaunt

[ˈgɔːnt] adj
[person] → décharné(e)
(= grim, desolate) → désolé(e)

gaunt

adj
(= haggard)hager; (= emaciated)abgezehrt
(liter: = stark) buildingtrist; treedürr und kahl; landscapeöde

gaunt

[gɔːnt] adjemaciato/a; (face) → smunto/a, scarno/a; (grim, desolate) → desolato/a

gaunt

(goːnt) adjective
(of a person) thin or thin-faced. a gaunt old woman.
ˈgauntness noun